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The Bacchae


Published November 10, 2010


LibriVox recording of The Bacchae by Euripides, translated by Gilbert Murray.

This tragedy is based on the mythological story of King Pentheus of Thebes and his mother Agave, and their punishment by the god Dionysus (who is Pentheus' cousin) for refusing to worship him. (Summary by Wikipedia)

Cast:

Dionysus: mb
Cadmus: Bruce Pirie
Pentheus: Algy Pug
Agave: Roseanne Schmidt
Teiresias: Matthew Reece
Soldier: John Fricker
Messenger: Dale Burgess
Chorus/Narrator: Elizabeth Klett

Audio edited by: Elizabeth Klett

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Reviews

Reviewer: Rafi_ifdawn - - December 22, 2010
Subject: Wonderful!
This is really delightful. Thanks for your efforts and commitment. I'm enjoying it immensely. Thanks again!
Reviewer: old78collector - - December 17, 2010
Subject: Excellent!
It's a joy to hear this play brought to life in such a wonderful way. Many thanks to all involved in performing and producing it. Great job!
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